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My Top Five Audiobooks

I adore reading and devour books whenever I get the opportunity to sit and read for a few minutes. But I also spend a fair amount of time walking or driving around rather than just sitting still and it is … Continue reading

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Stephen Fry on Language

Here is an article written by Stephen Fry that was in this week’s Radio Times – it’s all about his love of language and how it inspired his new documentary on that subject: Planet Word. I tried scanning the pages … Continue reading

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In Celebration of Wodehouse

Pelham Grenville (Plum) Wodehouse was a comic writer and lyricist, who, in the words of Hugh Laurie, “was quite simply the funniest man ever to put words to paper”. I remember the first time I ever read Wodehouse. A year … Continue reading

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Fry’s Fluffettes – what does it mean to be a “fan”?

I had a conversation with someone last night which prodded awake some half-conscious musings I’d recently been having about what it means to be a “fan” of a particular person or cause. Obviously I am a fan myself (a Fluffette, … Continue reading

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